William S. Anderson, PhD

William S. Anderson, PhD William S. Anderson is emeritus professor of Latin of the University of California at Berkeley. He received his BA from Yale, his MA from Cambridge University and his PhD from Yale, where he taught for five years before joining the faculty at Berkeley. He has published widely on Horace and Vergil, Roman comedy and Roman satire, and Ovid's Metamorphoses. He is author of P. Ovidii Nasonis Metamorphoses (Teubner, 1977), The Art of the Aeneid (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1969, 1989), Essays on Roman Satire (Princeton University Press, 1982), Ovid's Metamorphoses Books 1-5 (University of Oklahoma Press, 1996), Ovid's Metamorphoses Books 6-10 (University of Oklahoma Press, 1972), Barbarian Play: Plautus' Roman Comedy (University of Toronto Press, 1993), editor of Why Horace? (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1999), and author of A Terence Reader: Selections from Six Plays (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2009).

William S. Anderson, PhD's Books

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  • The Art of the Aeneid: Second Edition

    Editor: William S. Anderson
    Product Code: 598X
    ISBN: 978-0-86516-598-4

    Description & More Details

    Anderson's narrative in The Art of the Aeneid provides the modern reader fresh insights into Vergil, into the Aeneid. His analysis illuminates the literary and historical context and covers each of the twelve books of one of the greatest and most enduring works of Latin literature.